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    1. 1. PLANiTULSA: Tulsa Comprehensive Plan Update Implementing the Community’s Vision Citizen Committee Meeting October 27, 2008
    2. 2. <ul><li>Project management/ schedule update </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop update & understanding the workshop results </li></ul><ul><li>Small area workshop nominations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Guiding Principle work session </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Review potential Guiding Principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss, add and amend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prioritization work session by committee members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review and summarize priorities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Committee feedback/discussion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Questions/discussion </li></ul>AGENDA
    3. 3. PLANiTULSA Process & Schedule <ul><li>Residents and stakeholders are polled about their ideas for PLANiTULSA </li></ul>Citizen Committee meets regularly to review progress and establish Guiding Principles Citizens participate in citywide and community-based workshops to gather input for shared vision Citizen input is captured on maps to show desired future development <ul><li>Committee prioritizes Guiding Principles & promotes workshop nominations </li></ul><ul><li>Committee discusses small area nominations and reviews results – December 8, 2008 </li></ul>June 2008 October 2008 September 2008 to February 2009 September 2008 to February 2009 1 2 3 4 We are here!
    4. 4. <ul><li>Scenarios are created to answer the question, “If we do this, what would happen?” </li></ul>Indicators are established to evaluate each scenario’s impact on Tulsa’s future Citizens review scenarios and vote on their desired future A shared vision for the future is created reflecting citizen input PLANiTULSA Process & Schedule <ul><li>Committee audits draft scenarios </li></ul><ul><li>Committee checks and tests evaluation indicators </li></ul><ul><li>Committee reviews citizen input; audits draft vision </li></ul>January to March 2009 April 2009 December 2008 to February 2009 June 2009 5 6 7 8
    5. 5. <ul><li>Strategies are developed to move Tulsa towards the shared vision </li></ul>A plan is built around the strategies – with implementation measures, funding strategies and a monitoring plan Open Houses held to gain public review and comment Public Hearings and Adoption 10 11 12 Tulsa moves to a great future! <ul><li>Committee evaluates proposed strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Committee reviews and comments on draft plan </li></ul><ul><li>Committee publicizes and hosts open houses </li></ul>April to August 2009 September 2009 March to June 2009 October to December 2009 PLANiTULSA Process & Schedule 9
    6. 6. Workshop Update <ul><li>Citywide Workshops: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>September 22 & 23 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overflow Citywide Workshop: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>October 28, 2008 </li></ul></ul>
    7. 11. Understanding the Workshop Results Workshop Update
    8. 18. Workshop Results
    9. 43. Highest Occurrence of all Chips
    10. 44. More than one Chip placed (Highest Occurrence)
    11. 46. Workshop Update <ul><li>Small area workshops December 9: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North Tulsa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>East Tulsa </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Requesting nominations for additional small area workshops: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three small area workshops week of January 27 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Two small area workshops week of February 24 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation workshop week of February 24 </li></ul></ul>
    12. 48. E. Virgin St. N. Peoria I 75
    13. 49. E. 21st St.
    14. 50. Small Area Nominations <ul><li>Seeking 5 areas that: </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate local planning issues typical in other areas </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate a variety of conditions such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New commercial areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neighborhood stabilization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation-land use issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Redevelopment opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mixed use development types and patterns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Walkable neighborhoods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Affordable housing opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Housing mix of density, style and price </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Redevelopment of vacant strip centers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improved transportation and connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Main Streets </li></ul></ul>
    15. 51. <ul><li>Nominations due November 10, 2008: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Description of site </li></ul><ul><li>Land use, transportation, or development-related planning issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Previous plans and planning activity </li></ul><ul><li>4. Local support </li></ul><ul><li>5. Organizations willing to help promote the workshop </li></ul>Small Area Nominations
    16. 52. <ul><li>Selections will take into consideration: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographic distribution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic and demographic characteristics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consideration of a wide range of planning issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selected sites should display a diverse range of situations and challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Review submittals and recommended areas with committee on December 8 </li></ul>Small Area Nominations
    17. 53. Guiding Principles <ul><li>Answer the question: “What should Tulsa be in the future?” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used in evaluating development scenarios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guide the development of plan recommendations - the goals, policies, and strategies of our Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure that the planning and implementation process moves forward in a predictable manner and that our Plan remains consistent with the shared vision of Tulsa’s citizens </li></ul></ul>
    18. 54. Guiding Principles Evaluating Development Scenarios Example Guiding Principle: &quot;Cluster new development in areas already developed and served by infrastructure.” Measurement: Amount of acreage used for new development Scenario Acreage used for new development
    19. 55. <ul><li>Guiding Principle - Embrace and retain the rural and historic character of the parish. Focus on attracting new housing and jobs to existing developed areas already served by infrastructure. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goal: Maintain the parish’s rural character and environmental assets; accommodate future growth in a sustainable and equitable development pattern </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Policy: Guide the majority of projected residential and employment development to areas served by urban water and sewer infrastructure in the southern part of the parish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Action: Plan and develop services and urban infrastructure, including water and sewer facilities, to accommodate 80 percent of the projected future growth within the parish. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>Guiding Principles Guide Plan Development
    20. 56. 1. Create and retain good quality jobs for people of all ages, with a focus on our youth 2. Attract companies that bring a wide range of job opportunities to Tulsa’s residents 3. Create an environment that supports new and expanding entrepreneurs and small business owners 4. Restore Downtown’s vitality and enable it to regain its role as the region’s economic engine 5. Attract people and businesses by developing vibrant urban centers 6. Provide adequate infrastructure in underserved parts of the city to encourage future growth Economy
    21. 57. <ul><li>Promote new business growth in all areas of town </li></ul><ul><li>Recognize quality of life, natural beauty, diversity and the uniqueness of the city as important </li></ul><ul><li>9. Cooperate with regional economic development efforts to strengthen the region’s ability to compete effectively in the global economy </li></ul><ul><li>10. Support an educational system that results in an educated workforce in all segments of the community and includes training for a wide range of job skills </li></ul><ul><li>11. Foster cooperation among civic, business, and government stakeholders for continued economic success; avoid competition between entities </li></ul>Economy
    22. 58. 1. Eliminate the disparity in life expectancy between North Tulsa and South Tulsa by addressing public health issues 2. Lead the nation in health improvement, disease prevention and disease management efforts 3. Have an excellent K-12 school system that makes people want to live in Tulsa 4. Provide choices in the type of school systems available 5. Reduce dropout rates 6. Expand the opportunity for small, medium-sized and minority businesses 7. Involve youth and high school age children in planning for their future 8. Ensure all residents have access to quality housing, jobs, education and health care Equity and Opportunity
    23. 59. <ul><li>Commit Tulsa to be inclusive, have a variety of income levels, and be accessible to all races, cultures, and ethnicities </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the cultural and political identity of Native Americans </li></ul><ul><li>Respect the historic accomplishments as well as historic challenges of all races </li></ul><ul><li>Strive for greater community engagement in government and other civic activities </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that intolerance and prejudice, explicit or covert, is not used in the formation of land use and other public policy </li></ul><ul><li>Make development information, regulations, and processes accessible and available on the internet and other information channels </li></ul><ul><li>Build trust in government; make government functions transparent, accessible, and participatory </li></ul>Equity and Opportunity
    24. 60. <ul><li>Implement development patterns that restore, protect and conserve environmental resources </li></ul><ul><li>Make Tulsa more sustainable by moving toward carbon neutrality, reducing water consumption, reducing energy consumption and decreasing vehicle miles travelled and/or using more efficient transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Promote development that contributes to cleaner air and water and preservation of natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Support and provide incentives for sustainable design and development </li></ul><ul><li>Consider open space as essential infrastructure on par with sewer, water and roadways </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that parks and open spaces are easily accessible to residents in every neighborhood in the city </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain existing parks, pools and trails </li></ul>Environment
    25. 61. <ul><li>Provide affordable housing of different types and styles for people of all ages </li></ul><ul><li>Create and maintain safe neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage a variety of housing options – in location, style and size </li></ul><ul><li>Protect historic neighborhoods and require compatible new development within these areas </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage new homes and jobs throughout the city </li></ul><ul><li>Provide quality housing and schools for people working in the city </li></ul><ul><li>Make Tulsa known nationally for its many assets - the fine arts, art deco architecture, the river, music, and our rich ethnic heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Provide accessible cultural, entertainment and public gathering spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Provide all Tulsans, young and old, with compelling reasons to remain in Tulsa; make Tulsa a destination city for all </li></ul>Community & Housing
    26. 62. <ul><li>Create an alternative to (not a replacement for) suburban living: places that offer high density urban environment with round-the-clock activity and support of alternative lifestyles </li></ul><ul><li>Make Tulsa's heart - downtown - healthy and vibrant </li></ul><ul><li>Increase density for sustainability, livability, walkability and cost-efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Develop land use regulations that enhance and protect community livability </li></ul><ul><li>Extend opportunities to shop for basic needs in under-served areas of the city </li></ul><ul><li>Focus community investment in targeted areas of the city, i.e. North Tulsa </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance the quality of life in Tulsa to retain and attract young people to move to Tulsa </li></ul>Community & Housing
    27. 63. <ul><li>Provide affordable housing of different types and styles for people of all ages </li></ul><ul><li>Create a seamless transportation system that includes multiple modes of transportation across the city </li></ul><ul><li>Create a high quality non-auto connection between the airport to downtown </li></ul><ul><li>Structure the transportation system to provide appropriate choices so that all segments of the community can meet daily living requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Develop walkable neighborhoods and commercial centers </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate the transportation system with the land uses so that people can choose to reduce their reliance on the automobile by living closer to work, living or working close to transit, and living in pedestrian and bicycle friendly areas, i.e., trails and sidewalks </li></ul>Transportation
    28. 64. <ul><li>Provide efficient and cost-effective movement of goods both within and beyond Tulsa </li></ul><ul><li>Implement adequate and efficient new transportation infrastructure in underserved areas </li></ul><ul><li>Assure adequate and timely maintenance of existing infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Locate new centers of employment to make efficient use of existing transportation and other infrastructure and minimize the travel time and distance for employees </li></ul><ul><li>Develop and fund a preventive maintenance program that extends the life of our infrastructure. </li></ul>Transportation
    29. 65. <ul><li>Provide transparency through open and &quot;upfront&quot; communications between the city and the public </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure fair and transparent administration of development regulations and code enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure transparent and inclusive planning efforts </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure that all of Tulsa’s neighborhoods and the City work together on meaningful projects </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a clear implementation and funding program for adopted plans </li></ul><ul><li>Champion an inclusive planning program that incorporates community, housing, economic development, and transportation </li></ul>Planning Process
    30. 66. Questions/Discussion